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Gamecock Softball Winter Clinic 2017

Pitching & Catching: Improving The Battery
Monday, January 16 (10:00am - 1:00pm)

For: Ages 10-18 years old

Improving the Battery & PITCHING: $75 Loading...

Improving the Battery & CATCHING: $75 Loading...

PITCHING FUNDAMENTALS (10:00 am-11:30 am)
Coach Beverly Smith and the SC Pitching Staff will teach, demonstrate, and breakdown the fast pitch motion. This session will emphasize the skills needed to increase speed, while gaining better control and hitting targets. Pitchers will also be taught basic troubleshooting and given drills to help improve their overall pitching fundamentals.  

CATCHERS (10:00 am-11:30 am)
Learn the fundamentals of Catching techniques from Coach Lisa Navas and the SC Catchers: stance, blocking, framing, signals, steal and pickoff throws. Catchers will receive position specific skills during this session before joining the pitchers.
*Catchers please bring ALL your equipment

THE BATTERY (11:30 am-1:00 pm)
Pitchers and Catchers will learn how to work together in this portion of the clinic. Developing specific skills and knowledge to become the most vital source of success in the game, known as The Battery. Pitchers and Catchers will go through instructional stations where they will work together on wild pitches/passed ball coverage, intentionally setting up a batters, giving/receiving signals, pitchouts/pick-offs, effective communication as well as, mastering the art of framing and selling the pitch.

Open to 10-18 year olds, only 12 inch balls will be used with pitching distance from 40 & 43 feet.

Lunch available to players registered for both the morning and afternoon clinics.

Hitting: Prepare your swing for the 2017 Season!
Monday, January 16 (2:00-5:00pm)

For: Ages 10-18 years old

Trying to improve your offense for the upcoming season?
This clinic is designed to improve your offensive potential, with the focus of a proper swing technique, mental preparation, timing, pitch recognition and confidence. Hitters will drill the necessary fundamental techniques and explosive movements that are the absolutes to becoming a complete hitter. The mental aspects of successful hitters will be discussed and practiced.

COST: $75 Loading...

DEADLINE IS January 11TH, 2017 at midnight

Bev Smith’s clinics are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender)

Clinics are open to 10-18 year old girls; each session is limited only to number and field space

LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED (with the exception of players attending both clinics)

Participants will be grouped by age, position & skill level

Players are encouraged to bring their own equipment